[Lion Dog from Malta.]
London Published June 20.th 1876 by Henry Graves & Co, the Proprietors Publishers to H.M. the Queen &, T.R.H. The Prince & Princess of Wales, 6 Pall Mall, Copyright Registered. [Published by Henry Graves & Co. Printsellers and Publishers to Her Majesty the Queen and T.R.H. The Prince and Princess of Wales, Pall Mall, London. Sold by D. Woodcock & Co., 17, Farringdon Street, London.]
Mixed method engraving, proof before letters on india. Printseller's Association Stamp. Artist Proof Edition, Limited to One Hundred Copies. Plate 406 x 502mm. 16 x 19¾". Uncut, few foxing marks.
The last of the tribe. A portrait of Quiz, the property of H.R.H. the Duchess of Kent. The original picture, exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1840, belongs to Her Majesty the Queen. From "Her Majesty's Pets being a Collection of Twenty Steel-Place Engravings from Paintings by Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A. By Special Permission of, and Dedicated to Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen".
Ex Collection of Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 23017] £620.00